Gov. Dennis Daugaard says it’s up to federal officials to come up with a potential solution for thousands of South Dakotans whose insurance premiums could jump thousands of dollars a year if the U.S. Supreme Court strikes down a key provision of the Affordable Care Act.
Sioux Falls Mayor Mike Huether is clashing with the City Council over free city bus rides for youth this summer.
The U.S. Department of Education is launching an investigation into the University of Iowa’s handling of gender discrimination claims against athletic director Gary Barta.
The North Carolina General Assembly has passed a bill that would make the state one of several with a 72-hour waiting period for abortions.
A man who flew a gyrocopter through some of America’s most restricted airspace before landing at the U.S. Capitol says his employer, the United States Postal Service, is taking steps to fire him.
South Dakota’s congressional delegation says the federal government hasn’t processed any claims from residents who incurred damages from a prescribed fire that grew out of control over two years ago.
The city of Mitchell is getting new leadership. Challenger Jerry Toomey defeated incumbent Mayor Ken Tracy in Tuesday’s election.
Over 19,000 South Dakota residents have signed up for subsidized private health insurance this year under President Barack Obama’s signature health care law.
The state of South Dakota will have to pay about $9,000 in fees to the attorney who successfully represented an independent candidate for governor in a lawsuit against a former secretary of state.
Former Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley, who has officially entered the Democratic presidential race, is casting himself as a new generation leader who would rebuild the economy and reform Wall Street.Speaking on Saturday to a crowd of about 1,000 people at Federal Hill Park in Baltimore, where he also served as mayor, O’Malley said was drawn into the campaign “to rebuild the truth of the American dream for all Americans.”Following his announcement, O’Malley headed to Iowa, where he’s seeking to become the primary alternative to Hillary Rodham Clinton in the leadoff caucus state. Before more than fifty people at a union hall in Davenport, he touted his executive experience and called for economic reforms, drawing enthusiastic applause.O’Malley, who will be in New Hampshire on Sunday, remains largely unknown in a field dominated by Clinton. Already in the race is Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, who could be O’Malley’s main rival for the support of the Democratic left.
Dennis Hastert’s career as House speaker both arose and ended amid the sex-related scandals of others.
Martin O’Malley is returning to the state that introduced him to presidential politics three decades ago, when he played guitar and knocked on doors for Gary Hart.
Guilty Of All Charges Against Her
It was just under a year ago that former U.S. Senate candidate Annette Bosworth was arrested for election law violations. Wednesday, a jury in Pierre found her guilty of all 12 charges against her.
SD Attorney General Marty Jackley is reacting to Nebraska lawmaker’s decision to repeal the death penalty.
Former U.S. Senate candidate guilty of six counts of perjury, filing false docs
A jury of eight women and four men found former U.S. Senate candidate Annette Bosworth guilty of six counts of perjury and six counts of filing false documents on Wednesday. The charges stem from her failed U.S. Senate run in 2014.
Nebraska has abolished the death penalty in a landmark veto-override vote backed by a coalition of conservatives who oppose capital punishment.
A South Dakota medical marijuana supporter hopes to begin gathering signatures within a month to put a proposal on the 2016 ballot to allow people with serious medical conditions to use pot.
Independent Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont is vowing to start a “political revolution” as he begins his challenge to Hillary Rodham Clinton for the Democratic presidential nomination.
Nebraska’s Legislature has voted to end the nation’s last ban on driving privileges for young people brought into the United States illegally as children.
The national president of the Boy Scouts, Robert Gates, says the organization’s longstanding ban on participation by openly gay adults is no longer sustainable and is urging change in order to avert potentially destructive legal battles.